Month: September 2013

Six Months or Less by Latifa Hazim-Rogers

Six Months or Less by Latifa Hazim-Rogers
Posted on September 19, 2013 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main Points Writing Style  The style was a bit inconsistent. Sometimes it would be elegant and descriptive (and occasionally poetic) and other times it would be short, choppy and confusing. This wasn’t too distracting, however. I did notice a tense change (past to present) at least once and punctuation missing in a few places, and at times it was hard to tell who was talking, but it didn’t take too much from the story. Content The plot was fairly unpredictable due to skepticism. You think something is going to happen, but then you think ‘no, […]

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The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Posted on September 16, 2013 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main Points Before Reading: The main reason I wanted to read this book was because I had recently read The Paris Wife and it discussed Hemingway and Hadley’s trip to Pamplona, and this was the book Hemingway himself wrote about that trip. I really didn’t expect it to be fantastic, but I was curious about how Hemingway saw everything. Also, the only book by Hemingway that I’d read before is The Old Man and the Sea, which was required reading for school at one point. It was also a rather okay book, but better than the other […]

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Poem: What It Means to Be a Writer

Posted on September 5, 2013 in Poem / 0 Comments

This was done for an English project. I feel like everything I write for that class turns out really well. I feel bad putting my writings on this blog (that wasn’t the original purpose) but as soon as I have amassed enough work I will most likely move it to a new blog.On a more reviewer-like note: I have three books whose reviews were requested by authors that just came in the mail and one that I have started reading, and I know I have been a bit lacking in activity, but I will finish […]

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